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RIDAY July 30 2004 LOCAL 3 THE OAKLAND TRIBUNE LAW DM ARKS EM Community Calendar raa t1 X' lill PARENTS Today REE Phone Blowout! Today REE smuMfSaMn Ongoing Gmum CfliWiM Shop from home Overnight delivery to your doorstep is just a dick or call away: verizonwirelesscom 18002564646 VERIZON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS STORES 0 DrtaoiMporwMy CWIwOnoeraL Loyal Verizon Wireless customers always get the best dob on new phenes With New Every Two you an get a free phone every 2 yean valued up to $100 or $100 towards the phene ofyourchoia Justslgnanew2 REE in) Calling CLICK Get a REE PHONE every two years! I OAKLAND MmVMn 388 Ninth St 510 268 0726 Store wide sale end July 3104 All phone offers require a new 2 yr agreement per phone Shipping charges may apply PLEASANT HILL Crescent Dr A city sponsored facade improve ment grant and loan program insti tuted following the Loma Prieta earthquake has given the Bowles Building a hew lease on life says Bowles (who died in 1926)" Ya bukl said NEW BUSINESS CUSTOMERS PLEASE CALL 1 825 279 6760 Have a listing for the daily cal endar? Send it two weeks in advance to the Community Calendar Desk The Oakland Tribune 401 13th St Oakland 9461 2 or call 208 6451 ax: 208 6477 election through Aug 14 Photolab Gal lery 2235 ifth St Berkeley 644 1400 THE LOST ALPHABET ln Search' of He Lost Alphabet is an exhibit of 17 photographs transporting viewers to Af rica and the Middle East and their tradi tional cultures through Sept 1 8 African American Museum and Library 659 14th St Oakland 637 0200 Volunteers with both the Oakland Heritage Alliance and the city spon sored Oakland Tours Program are continuing weekly tours through Au gust Check listings for the city tours by logging on to wwwOakland netcomwalklngtours or phoning the Tours Hotline 238 3234 The Web site for thfe OHA tours is wwwoak landheritageorg The phone number is 763 9218 2052 Mountain Blvd 510 339 2393 Ml MATEO 1701 Gum St 650 286 3888 Today's programming on the Oakland Public Schools' educational access sta tion Channel 27 on Comcast Cable in cludes: 8 azn KDOL Newsreel 9 azn TEAMS Distance teaming Noon KDOL Newsreel 2 pun KDOL Indie Hour 3 pzn Operation Algebra 4 pm KDOL Sports 5 pm Holla' Back 6 pzn KDOL Newsreel 7 pzn Education News Parents Can Use 8 pm Tide I Parent Education Hour 9 pzn KDOL Indie Hour BOOK RELEASE CELEBRATION There will be a book party to celebrate David Gilbert's Surrender writings from an anti imperialist political prisoner 7 pm AK Press Warehouse 674A 23rd St Oakland 208 1700 SPANGUSH 1 01 Comedian Bill Santiago will perform 101 A Total Immersion Comedic Excursion into Latino USA $7 $12 La Pena Cultural Center 3105 Shattuck Ave Berkeley 601 0182 SHATTUCK DOWN LOW Robert Walter's 20th Congress performs plus Sunk $7 9:30 pm 2284 Shattuck Ave Berkeley 548 1159 RELEASE PARTY Black Crown will have its magazine release party and graf fiti spectacular Oaklandish 41 1 Second St Oakland 451 2677 OAKLAND ARTISAN MARKETPLACE In rank Ogawa Plaza the Craft and Cultural Arts Department hosts artisans selling their unique arts and hand crafted creations year round 9:30 am to 5:30 pm 238 4948 TOnwireless Wte never stop working for your Aimalee ALLEN NEW KINGDOM A collection of new works by artist Robert Ortbal uses materials such as onions grapes alu minum foil and tea bags to form of natural phenomena and human nature through Oct 1 Gallery 555 555 12th St Oakland 238 2200 RECALLING DEMOCRACY Photo journalist Tabitha exhibit calling Democracy features 37 images portraying the candidates running for gov ernor during last California recall CUTTING UP Make paper animals at a craft program for adults and teens 3:30 to 5 pm Dimond Branch 3565 ruit vale Ave Oakland 482 7844 mmooi 2741 Hillcrest Ave Next to 925 522 0480 BERKHEY 1109 University Ave University San Pablo Next to Longs Drags 510 540 7613 COnEMADBA 125 Cotte Madera Town Ctr Near resh Choice 415 924 9084 EMERYVILLE 3990 Hollis St 40th and Hollis St 510 547 3210 Arts entertabwent grant coordinator Brian Kendall of the city Community and Economic Development Agency owners in the targeted areas can be eligible for up to $20000 in grants and design review assistance when rehabilitating their buildings We awarded $40 000 to the owner of the Bowles Building to fix both the Telesraoh and the 20 Crescent Dr Sts 925 288 8855 HEASJurnm 6070 Johnson Dr Near Home Depot 925 847 0320 The Mary Bowles Building Is a 1931 commercial structure with a striking sea green toned terra cotta frieze with frontages on both Tele graph Avenue and Broadway call it the Mary Bowles Building because the original owner was Mrs Bowles the widow of banker and former UC Regent Philip or a complete schedule visit http wwwkdolorg REDWOOD CHY 2517 El Camino Real Near Target £50 261 9348 SANRANGBO) 199PlneSl Comer of Pine Battery ZKLORAZVlRn 1 Daniel Bumham Ct Van Ness and Post 415 351 1700 Stonestown GaReria 3251 Twentieth Ave 415 504 6093 According to the Cultural Heritage Survey files Mrs Bowles invested in the construction of the commercial property in the midst of the Great Depression a period when most de velopers were not launching new projects "This would appear to Indicate that Mrs Bowles had a certain de gree of faith in the future of down town even in the face of dismal economic forecasts" Yabukl said The files show the architect of the Bowles Building to be Douglas Dacre Stone (1897 1971) son of a dip lomat stationed in Japan at the turn Buv thrMiuMr merino wool pants at $98 each anerauons to pan 01 me structure carried out sometime in the 1950s that covered over half of the terra cotta frieze hiding the Jazzy deco sun Dursts and geometric patterns with the unfortunate 1 changes to the facade the Cultural Heritage Survey evaluations still maintain that the building could be eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places and is a primary contributor to a potential historic district" Yabukl said tour focused on the distinc tive 1920s and' retail and enter tainment district along Broadway and Telegraph with its excellent col lection of art deco and terra cotta buildings including the loral Depot Building I Magnln and tne Paramount and ox Oakland The aters" said Yabukl Kendall continues to advise other commercial property owners can now take them over to the Bowles Building so they can see the he said Since the fa cade improvement program started in May 1999 there have been 150 projects in Central District receiving this city assistance calculate that the $15 million in grant awards for these improve ments has leveraged an additional 10 million in building upgrades from the private sector" said Ken dall The next tour of the Uptown Art Deco landmarks will be on Auk 14 Contact 238 3234 for more Informa tion AIRHHO 5081 Business Center Dr Across from Costco 707 863 0127 Solano MaR Next to Old Navy 707 421 1796 REMONT The Hub 39050 Argonaut Way 510 574 0580 HAYWARD Southland Mall Near 510 293 9301 LIVERMORE 1 2428 Las Positas Rd Hwy 580 Livermore Ave 925 245 0494 NAM Gapeyani Shopping Ctr 3196 Jefferson St 707 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